East Tower 951 East Byrd Street
Richmond, VA 23219
United States (National)
Hunton Andrews Kurth is a global law firm of more than 1,000 lawyers handling a broad range of complex transactional, litigation and regulatory matters for clients in a myriad of industries including energy, financial services, real estate, retail and consumer products and technology. With offices across the United States and in Europe, the Middle East and Asia, the firm is aligned with clients’ businesses and committed to delivering exceptional service. The firm’s full-service litigation practice is one of the largest in the country, with particular depth in key litigation markets such as Texas, California, Florida and the Mid-Atlantic.
Hunton Andrews Kurth’s skilled litigators focus on strategy over tactics, developing plans that are mindful of each client’s business and legal goals. Since its founding more than 100 years ago, Hunton Andrews Kurth has been a business-focused firm, an approach that continues in today’s litigation climate. The team of nearly 400 litigators draw upon decades of experience to handle all aspects of disputes with the goal of achieving successful results whether in the boardroom or a courtroom. Most importantly, Hunton Andrews Kurth collaborates with clients to develop strategies that are comprehensive in scope and aligned with their needs.
Labor and Employment Overview:
Hunton Andrews Kurth’s employment practice is a “one-stop shop” that covers the entire spectrum of labor and employment matters. Our team has represented clients in virtually every type of employment case that companies face today. We have defended countless class and collective actions, pattern or practice actions, government enforcement actions, individual and multi-plaintiff claims, and state agency proceedings across the country. Our team includes numerous courtroom veterans who are among the few lawyers in the country who have tried class and collective actions to jury verdict using representative proof. Our team has handled a variety of sensitive whistleblower actions – defending litigation and guiding and conducting investigations – and our unfair competition and employee raiding practice provides sophisticated, rapidly deployable litigation counsel with extensive experience in trade secret, non-compete and non-solicitation matters. We also have a robust California employment team with expertise defending state law discrimination claims, class actions, PAGA actions, DLSE and DFEH actions. Our OSHA team has over 30 years of experience addressing the life cycle of OSHA issues, focusing first on compliance. We conduct thorough investigations if injuries or illnesses arise, participate in rulemaking and legal challenges to OSHA rules, conduct OSHA-related training, and create and oversee OSHA audit programs, including PSM/RMP. Our team also has vast experience regarding infectious disease. Our labor and employment team also has a dedicated technology and artificial intelligence practice to advise employers on the impact of new technologies on the workplace.
Last updated September 2020